Some Lake County Residents Evacuated In Valley Fire Allowed To Return HomeSome Lake County residents displaced by the Valley Fire were being allowed to return to their communities Friday night and Saturday, Cal Fire officials said Friday.
Rocky Fire Evacuees Return Home As Blaze Reaches 50 Percent ContainmentMost residents who evacuated during a fierce Northern California wildfire have been allowed to return home as crews reopened two highways that were used as fire breaks.
Some Rocky Fire Evacuees Find Rubble After Being Allowed To Return HomeEvacuees from a handful of neighborhoods were allowed to return home, and the number could increase in the next 24 hours as firefighting operations wind down.
'One Big Monster': Cooler Temperatures Bring Little Relief To Rocky FireThousands of firefighters battling the Rocky Fire were aided by cooler temperatures and higher humidity.
101 Square Miles Scorched In Week-Old Rocky Fire, 20 Percent ContainedAs firefighters and equipment from outside the state poured in to battle the blaze burning 10 miles from Clear Lake, more than 13,000 people were required or urged to leave their homes, vacation cabins and campsites in the latest fire-prone region to find itself under siege.
White House Keeping Close Eye On Lower Lake As Rocky Fire Chews Through 65,000 AcresPresident Barack Obama is asking his aides to stay in close touch with California's governor and other local officials as firefighters tackle the Rocky Fire.
Rocky Fire Explodes To 97 Square Miles; 13,000 Forced From HomesCooler, wetter weather helped crews make inroads Monday against a massive wildfire north of San Francisco that tore through two dozen homes, threatened thousands more and forced 12,000 people to flee the flames.
13 Photos Show Rocky Fire's Terrifying Fast-Spreading RageThe Rocky Fire tripled in size over the weekend to 60,000 acres, generating its own winds that spread the flames at an unprecedented rate.
Cal Fire's 'Heli-Torch' Used To Keep Rocky Fire From Spreading In Rugged TerrainCal Fire was using their ‘heli-torch’ to light backfires in terrain so rugged it couldn’t be reached by foot to keep the Rocky Fire from burning a roadway as the blaze burned in three Northern Bay Area counties.
Magnitude 3.2 Earthquake Shakes Clearlake Area Hours After 4.0 Quake Hits Bay AreaA magnitude 3.2 earthquake hit an area near Clearlake Tuesday evening after a 4.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Fremont area earlier in the morning.
Town Of Clearlake Takes Center Stage In Emotional Battle Over Medical Marijuana Cultivation BanThe town of Clearlake in Lake County is now center stage in an emotional legal battle over medical marijuana, and patients say a complete ban on all cultivation is putting lives at risk, and are filing a suit to stop it.
Dog Drops Human Skull In Clearlake Man's Yard; Body Found 100 Yards AwayA Clearlake man found a human skull in his yard over the weekend, leading police to discover a body in a nearby wooded area.